Military Affairs and Defense


SECTION 30-1-7

§ 30-1-7. Persons exempt.

The following persons shall be exempt from militia duty:

(1) Persons exempt from militia duty by the laws of the United States;

(2) Persons who have held the office of governor or lieutenant-governor of the state; and

(3) Persons of the following description, so long as they shall remain of the description:

(A) The lieutenant-governor;

(B) The secretary of state;

(C) The attorney general and the assistant attorneys general;

(D) The general treasurer;

(E) Director of administration;

(F) The budget officer and the controller both of the department of administration;

(G) The commissioner of the department of education;

(H) The members of both houses of the general assembly and the officers of those houses;

(I) The justices and clerks of courts of record;

(J) The recorder of deeds;

(K) Deputy sheriffs;

(L) The director of the department of human services;

(M) The assistant director of social and rehabilitative services in charge of the community services division;

(N) Mayors of cities;

(O) Members of the city and town councils;

(P) City and town clerks;

(Q) City and town treasurers;

(R) Ministers of the gospel;

(S) Practicing physicians;

(T) Superintendents, officers and assistants employed in or about any of the state hospitals, state infirmaries, state reformatories, state prisons, jails or houses of correction;

(U) Keepers of lighthouses;

(V) Marine pilots;

(W) Seamen actually employed on board of any vessel; and

(X) Active members of fire companies who are part of the active fire department of the town or city in which they reside, not exceeding twenty (20) persons to any one company, unless otherwise provided by special enactment.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3742, par. 5; G.L. 1956, § 30-1-7; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 57.)